What’s that strange ball on top of Fort Canning? Which Raffles statue (the white one or the black one) was the original? And why is there a lighthouse on top of the Fullerton Building? (It has nothing to do with the restaurant.) Find out the answers to these questions, and more, on the Singapore Maritime Trails from MPA. (more…)
[This article was written by Anastassia Evlanova, and first appeared in valuepenguin.sg] Planning a budget-friendly trip can be difficult due to the many factors that can suddenly affect airfare and hotel prices. Read on to find out when to book your next vacation to get the most savings.
Etiqa is the insurance arm of Maybank Group. They are the first in Singapore to offer inflight insurance to travellers, and it’s FREE. It includes up to $50,000 in personal accident coverage. An optional $4 top-up will give you coverage up to $300 for a flight delay.
We all know there are many things that are cheaper across the causeway in JB (Johor Bahru), but to get there requires at least 1 hour (and sometimes, 3 hours) of travel through the immigration checkpoint. Considering the time and effort involved, I’m always on the lookout for faster, cheaper, and more convenient ways to make the journey. And because I can’t have a carload of goods to bring back home with me (mainly because I don’t have a car), I have to be selective on what I buy that would justify the trip there. Here’s what I do.
After flaunting her fabulous $10,000+ holiday in Japan, a colleague once asked me, “So where did you go during Christmas?” What I said next shocked her.